Confirmed: Fransisco Delgado, Retired US Army, Korea (129-21) 13 JULY 21

When:
July 13, 2021 @ 10:15 am – 2:00 pm
2021-07-13T10:15:00-05:00
2021-07-13T14:00:00-05:00
Where:
St. Joseph Catholic Church
535 New Laredo Hwy
San Antonio, TX 78211
USA
US ARMY RETIRED VETERAN – KOREAN WAR

The family of Mr. Francisco L. Delgado, a US Army (Ret.) Veteran, requests the presence and participation of the San Antonio Patriot Guard at the services, LEO supported procession, and graveside rendering of military honors of their loved one. We are honored to accept this invitation.

My dad served in the Korean War 1950-1953 with a total 20 years of service and retired as a Sargent.  He was honored with Korean Medal with 2 Bronze Stars, Combat Infantry Badge, UN Service Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Korean Presidential Unit Citation. He retired as I will always honor my dad for his work.
Francisco L. Delgado born on August 25, 1928 went to be with our Lord on June 15, 2021 at the age of 92. He is preceded in death by his beloved wife Guadalupe Delgado; parents Ramona and Candido Delgado; siblings Jovita Villarreal, Ignacio and Joe Delgado; and grandson Robert Rodriguez Jr. He is survived by his children Frank Delgado Jr. (Angie) and Gilbert Delgado, Gloria Rodriguez (Robert), Alice Perez, Yolanda Garcia and Deliza Macias (Rick); 14 grandchildren; sisters Virginia, Mary and Dolores; and also survived by his nephew Henry Villarreal. The Delgado family would like to give thanks to Vitas Hospice for the care and compassion that was given to our loved one. Francisco will truly be missed by family and friends.

WEATHER: Hi 88 / Lo 74, 30% Chance of Rain, 75% Humidity, Wind: 11 mph SE

REQUESTOR:  Yolanda Garcia, Daughter

STAGING:  10:15 am, Tuesday, July 13, 2021
St. Joseph Catholic Church
535 New Laredo Hwy
San Antonio, Texas, Texas 78211
https://goo.gl/maps/fHbfkTAh4tnfarX77

BRIEFING:  10:30 am

SERVICE:  11:15 am
St. Joseph Catholic Church
535 New Laredo Hwy
San Antonio, Texas, Texas 78211
https://goo.gl/maps/fHbfkTAh4tnfarX77

KSU:  11:45 am (Semper Gumby)

INTERMENT:   1:00 pm – Shelter #1 (Call to Verify)
Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery
1520 Harry Wurzbach Road
San Antonio, Texas 78209
https://goo.gl/maps/ThiWmPirmtr

RC:   John “Johnny Boy” Moody
jm19593880@gmail.com

FC:  Rich “Pach” Pachecano
rich@pachecano.net

ADDITIONAL INSTRUCTIONS

1. Iron horses if you can, cages are always welcome and appreciated and unless under special circumstances not allowed in processions. You do not have to have a motorcycle to participate in honoring our veterans.

2. Safety First: Please remember to properly hydrate (including the night before) before any outdoor activity and to dress appropriately. Do not hesitate to take a break at any time if you feel you need to get in the shade or get indoors and always ask for help at any time. Also please do not forget your sun screen.

3. Please remember that our mission is to stand tall and silent, and with honor and. NO TALKING, SMOKING, CHEWING OF TOBACCO PRODUCTS, OR CELL PHONE USE IN THE FLAG LINE!

4. Cemeteries are hallowed ground. Please keep radios off and engine noise to a minimum. Observe the 15 MPH speed limit. Show our respect to ALL who are in attendance.

5. If riding/driving a motorcycle on Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery, which is located within a Military Installation, you will need to wear closed toe shoes, long sleeve shirt, gloves, DOT approved helmet, eye protection, long pants, and boots/shoes that cover the ankle.

 ***Safety Notice***
Before volunteering and/or attending any San Antonio Patriot Guard Riders missions we encourage you to review all safety information below.  Included are some potential safety concerns to be aware of, however this does not include the full scope of all potential hazards.  Anyone attending any San Antonio Patriot Guard Riders mission understands that they do so at their own risk. Neither the Patriot Guard Riders Organization nor its representatives are liable for any damages incurred on any PGR mission or event.
Funeral Processions/Escorts
EVERY RIDER IS SOLELY RESPONSIBLE for their own safety at all times while riding in a funeral procession.

At NO TIME are any riders authorized to block any intersection or otherwise block or impede traffic laws in any way.  Only Law Enforcement officials are authorized to block and/or impeded the lawful flow of traffic.

If you choose to fly a flag on your bike you are SOLELY RESPONSIBLE for ensuring it is secured and not a danger to any other rider or traffic.

Warm Regards,
Bob “Pizza Man” Johnson
Deputy State Captain
San Antonio Patriot Guard
Honor, Dignity, Respect
Cell: (562) 413-2223

bobtxpgr@gmail.com